Atria Senior Living

Engage Life Program Instructor - Atria Chateau Gardens

USA-CA-San Jose
Category
Senior Education/Recreation
Community Name
Chateau Gardens
Requisition ID
2015-11092
Employment Type
Full-Time

Overview

Atria Senior Living is a leading operator of independent living, assisted living, supportive living, and memory care communities in 190 locations in 27 states and seven Canadian provinces. We are the residence of choice for more than 21,000 seniors, and the workplace of choice for more than 14,600 employees. We create vibrant communities where older adults can thrive and participate, know that their contributions are valued, and enjoy access to opportunities and support that help them continue making a difference in our world. 

 

Atria is an equal opportunity employer.  Atria provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other classification protected by applicable law.  Atria also does not condone or tolerate an atmosphere of intimidation or harassment based on these protected classifications.  We require the cooperation of all employees in maintaining a discrimination-free and harassment-free work environment.

Responsibilities

  • Leads assigned Engage Life programs and develops service plans.

  • Offers adequate and diversified recreational activities to residents with sufficient

    supervision for each activity.

  • Develops programs for residents including, if applicable, programs designed for

    residents confined to their rooms.

  • Engages and motivates residents resulting in program participation.

  • Informs residents of upcoming activities and maintains a current schedule of

    events on the bulletin board.

  • Greets new residents making a special effort to include and engage them in

    activities and introduce them to others in the community with similar interests

    and backgrounds.

  • Assists in planning parties and activities as well as decorating the community

    according to the season and/or holiday throughout the years as well as planning

    monthly birthday parties to honor residents.

  • Assists in Bright Beginnings including housewarmings.

  • Supports and actively participates in the community’s census building initiatives.

  • Maintains records of all activities, resident participation levels and acceptance of

    each activity by residents as required by state law.

  • Assists Engage Life Director in enlisting the services of volunteers to aid the

    activities program.

  • May drive company vehicle from community to social and other various

    destinations (only if required by community).

  • May perform other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); three to six months

    related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education or

    experience acceptable.

  • Able to write simple correspondence. Able to effectively present

    information in one-on-one and small group situations to

    customers, clients, and other employees of the organization

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